Michael Christian may be a businessman by day, but by night he is a gear-obsessed, drumming machine. He even diagnosed himself with a rare disorder called “G.A.S.” And although we chuckled like kindergarteners at the name of his condition, we ceased and assisted when he explained that this did not stand for an uncomfortable bodily function, but for “Gear Acquisition Syndrome.” With a collection of as many snare drums as birthdays he’s celebrated, this 29-year-old Indonesia native has been suffering from the disease for the past four years. But out of his entire collection, he is most proud of his Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute Nouveau kit.


Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute Nouveau in Gold Sparkle Fade finish
8″ x 8″ Tom
10″ x 9″ Tom
12″ x 10″ Tom
14″ x 12″ Tom
16″ x 14″ Tom
14″ x 5″ Snare Drum
22″ x 16″ Bass Drum
13″ x 7″ Brady Jarrah Block Snare Drum


Zildjian 20″ A Custom Ride
Zildjian 20″ K Custom Dark Ride (used as crash)
Zildjian 20″ K Custom Ride
Zildjian 18″ K Custom Dark Crash
Zildjian 17″ K Custom Dark Crash
Zildjian 18″ K Constantinople Crash
Zildjian 6″ A Custom Splash
Zildjian 8″ A Custom Splash
Zildjian 6″ A Splash
Zildjian 9″ K Custom Hybrid Splash
Zildjian 14″ K Custom Dark Hi-hat
Zildjian 18″ Oriental Trash China
Sabian 16″ HHX Ozone Crash


Yamaha & Pearl

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